Tractor drivers from across the north of England are being invited to get in gear and join a spring morning convoy through one of the most beautiful forests in the country. The drive through the Hamsterley Forest in County Durham takes place on Sunday 22 March and is in aid of the spinal cord injuries unit at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough.
Eight workmates are set to swap their Stockton office for the summits of the biggest mountains in England, Scotland and Wales. Together they hope to complete the Three Peaks Challenge and raise £5,000 to split between their three chosen charities including the Neuro Surgical Research Fund at The James Cook University Hospital.
Pancake racers in North Yorkshire’s county town will be flipping for a fine local cause next week. The Shrove Tuesday contest will see staff from stores, businesses and other organisations across Northallerton come together and race to the finish line brandishing frying pans. Flipping a pancake all the way, runners will attempt to stay on a course on the town’s Applegarth playing fields at 11am on Tuesday, February 17. Money raised will go to the Friarage Hospital’s MRI Scanner Appeal.
Patients with motor neurone disease (MND) will soon be able to benefit from free complementary therapies at the Trinity Holistic Centre in Middlesbrough. The centre, which has previously only provided free treatments to cancer patients, has joined forces with the Mike Findley MND Fund to extend its services to anyone suffering from the progressive neurological condition.
Whether you need to unwind after a hectic Christmas party season or you are looking to find a new way to get fit, relax and meet new people in 2015 the Trinity Holistic Centre can help. Based at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough, the centre is well known for providing free complementary therapies to cancer patients and their carers, but it now also runs a wide range of clinics and classes which are open to everyone to help raise extra funds.
Like every young lady when it comes to her wedding day, Becky Newton had it all planned out and her dad walking her down the aisle was an integral part of the day.
So when her dad Chris was rushed into the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough with sepsis – a potentially life-threatening condition triggered by an infection – Becky’s plans slipped down her list of priorities as helping her dad’s recovery became her number one goal.